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Form-A-Feed’s mission is to serve the livestock production industry through innovative solutions, professional services and customer focus.

Our success has been built on the following core values which represent how we choose to do business:

First and foremost, Form-A-Feed values the entity of family. Founded by the Nelson Family, we continue to instill a "Family First" value in all we do - from our personal families to our Form-A-Feed family - including customers, dealers, Nelson Family Companies, co-workers and vendors.

We take pride in the fact that we treat every customer, every supplier and every employee fairly and professionally, as they wish to be treated. Our belief to respect each individual is key to the relationships we have formed, both today and those we make into our future.

We value ethical, fair, hardworking, educated and responsive behaviors that embody professionalism.

We value doing the right thing. Our employees are dependable, honest, trustworthy, genuine and consistent.

We value being flexible, creative, unique, and passionate about formulating new solutions that help feed the world.

We value the safety of our employees, customers, and products. We continuously work to do our part to ensure a safe and high quality food supply for current and future generations.

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Swine Feeding Projections – July 16, 2018

July 17, 2018

Swine Feeding Projections – July 16, 2018 Changes week over week: Open-market value of weaned and feeder pigs fell modestly (-$2.38 and -$1.08/head, respectively). Continued downward pressure on lean hog values dropped expected prices for both December/January and October/November marketings (-$4.20 and -$5.93/cwt, respectively). Feed costs -$1.75 per head: corn -$0.13/bushel, SBM -$10.00/ton, DDGS -$3.25/ton, […]

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July 2018 Cattle Feeding Projections

July 2018 Cattle Feeding Projections Year-to-date domestic production data through the end of last week as compared to 2017: Federally inspected slaughter +3.0%, 17.278 million head Cow slaughter +6.8%, 8.836 million head Carcass weight +0.4%, 810 pounds Beef production +3.5%, 13.999 billion pounds   Changes month over month on our feeding projections: Stronger feeder cattle […]

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Swine Feeding Projections – July 9, 2018

July 9, 2018

Swine Feeding Projections – July 9, 2018 Changes over the previous few weeks: Open-market value of weaned pigs held steady (+$0.02/head), while feeder pig values dropped significantly (-$9.56/head). Mixed changes in predicted lean hog values for the December/January and October/November markets (+$0.41 and -$11.89/cwt, respectively). Feed costs -$2.50-3.50 per head: corn unchanged, SBM +$5.00/ton, DDGS […]

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Cattle fill out very nicely before we market them. I’ve used Hydro-Lac for eight years. We feed one pound per head daily for two consecutive days before we market our cattle. After further discussion with my Form-A-Feed representative, I will consider using Hydro-Lac during times of heat stress too.

- Doug Loyson

We have been using ShowDay Feeds for many years and have always been impressed with how our cattle have performed. The product is consistent and high quality every time you open a bag.

- RJB Cattle


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